Reserves through to Grand Final

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:06 AM

East Perth have booked a spot in the 2020 WAFL Reserves Grand Final after defeating Subiaco by 26-points at Provident Financial Oval on Sunday.

The Royals led at every change to secure the 9.9 (63) to 6.1 (37) victory in blustery conditions at Joondalup.

Forwards Mitchell Dobson and Ben McGuire kicked four majors each while young tall Sebit Kuek kicked one goal.

2020 marks 37 years since the Royals’ last Reserves premiership in 1983. East Perth have made finals four times in the last five seasons, two of those grand finals in 2016 and 2018.

Aaron Ballantyne’s group with face either Subiaco or Claremont in the 2020 decider, with the two sides to face off in the preliminary final this weekend.

The 2020 Optus WAFL Reserves Grand Final will be held at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Sunday, October 4.

Reserves second semi-final results via WAFL.com.au:

EAST PERTH 5.0 6.2 7.5 9.9  (63)
defeated
SUBIACO 2.0 3.0 4.1 6.1  (37)

GOALS
EAST PERTH: Dobson 4; McGuire 4; Kuek
SUBIACO: Borchet 2; Edwards-Baldwin, Fimmano, Hughes, Adams

BEST
EAST PERTH: McKenzie, Dobson, C Ameduri, Msando, Allsop
SUBIACO: Matthews, Golding, Hickmott, Clinch